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Rental Agreement

City of Fertile
3494 Eagle Avenue
PO Box 161
Fertile, Iowa 50434
Phone: (641) 797-2121
Fax: (641) 797-2123



Facility Rules

  1. Total cost includes a rental fee and a refundable deposit. The deposit is due when you rent the building; the remainder is due the week prior to the rental day. The deposit will be refunded if the facility is left the way you found it (See the Deposit Checklist for full instructions on how to get your deposit refunded). If any damages occur that exceed the deposit, the person signing the contract will be held responsible and will have to pay for any damages. Cancellations must be made at least 30 days prior to the event. If less than 30 days, the City of Fertile reserves the right to retain 1/2 of the submitted deposit.
  2. Your rent is for the day only. Any additional days will be charged at a discounted rate per 1/2 day (if available).
  3. When decorating please see the Decorating Guidelines Sheet, and sign.
  4. Garbage must be bagged and put in carts outside of building. All cardboard must be broken down and stacked by outside cart area. Please inform your caterer and decorator of this rule.
  5. Take your belongings out of the refrigerators and leave them clean.
  6. You may use the kitchen/kitchenette if you choose, just wash and put away any item used.
  7. If you use the stove/ovens/microwave please clean them.
  8. No standing or sitting on the tables.
  9. Thermostats are pre-set for your comfort.
  10. Smoking is not allowed in the building. Please inform your guests.
  11. Tables and chairs can be set up and taken down for a fee. If you desire this service please let the City Clerk know 1 week in advance so arrangements can be made.
  12. THE RENTER SHALL INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND SAVE HARMLESS THE CITY OF FERTILE, IT’S OFFICERS, AGENTS AND EMPLOYEES FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LOSS, COSTS, (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES), DAMAGE, EXPENSE AND LIABILITY (INCLUDING STATUTORY LIABILITY AND LIABILITY UNDER WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWS) IN CONNECTION WITH CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS, DAMAGES, PENALTIES, FINES, LIABILITIES, LOSSES, SUITS, ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS, ARISING OUR OF ANY ACT OR NEGLECT BY RENTER. RENTER RELEASES CITY OF FERTILE FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ACCIDENTS OR DAMAGES CAUSED BY RENTER.
  13. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Iowa.
  14. Please sign the forms attached and return to the City Clerk or Mayor along with your deposit to the address above to reserve the date you desire.

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